(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the appointment of Lena Hök in the position of Executive Vice President Sustainability & Innovation for the Skanska Group in effect as of November 1, 2021.
Before joining Skanska Lena worked as Head of Sustainability at Skandia and Head of Skandia’s foundation “Ideas for Life.” She is currently also Chair of the Swedish Sustainability Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), as well as a board member at BoKlok, Skanskas residential housing concept jointly owned by IKEA.
“I am very happy to welcome Lena to the Group Leadership Team. She has more than 20 years of experience in implementing and evaluating strategies that enhance efficiency and profitability based on innovation and sustainability perspectives. We are now intensifying efforts within innovation and sustainability to meet customer needs and refine our offering. Lena is the perfect person to lead these efforts,” says Anders Danielsson, President and CEO of Skanska Group.
“New technology, processes and priorities will be instrumental in tackling the industrial and societal challenges facing us today. Skanska holds a unique position. I look forward to continuing to strengthen our competitiveness and enhance our offering. By working close to customers, and use the expertise, insights and data from our projects, we will scale-up innovative solutions and focus on sustainable impact,” says Lena Hök, newly appointed EVP Sustainability and Innovation for the Skanska Group.
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SOURCE: Skanska AB